Monthly Archives: April 2020


22

Apr 2020

Consumer Legal Services Report 2020 – results of our annual survey of consumer use of legal services

KEY FINDINGS: CONSUMERS WELCOME PUBLISHED PRICES ON WEBSITES AND THE FREELANCE SOLICITOR OPTION; NATIONAL LEGAL BRANDS INCREASE AWARENESS The latest consumer research findings from IRN Research in UK Legal Services Consumer Research Report 2020 show that most broadly welcome recent initiatives like publishing price information on law firm websites, and allowing freelance solicitors. Consumers still say that they find it difficult to differentiate one law...

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17

Apr 2020

COVID-19 cuts Continental Passenger numbers by 47%

Over 400,000 passenger journeys lost to COVID-19 on Continental ferry routes IRN Research has just published their latest data on the passenger ferry market, with data for March 2020, the month in which the COVID-19 pandemic caused a lockdown of the UK economy and society. In response, ferry companies have rescheduled sailings, cancelled some sailings altogether and impose restrictions, such as limiting travel to only...

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01

Apr 2020

Decline in Divorces but Significant Increases in Children Act and Domestic Abuse Cases

Family Court Statistics published at the end of March 2020 show a decline in divorce petitions started and cases related to the financial arrangements after a split but there has been significant growth in other areas such as child protection and domestic abuse cases. Divorce cases completed have increased as courts aim to get rid of backlogs. In 2019, almost 84,000 children were involved in...

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01

Apr 2020

Pension Income (Decumulation) 2020

New Pension Report from IRN Research This report is a consumer research report looking at how individuals generate income from their pensions.  This covers the decumulation phase of the pension process. i.e. using the pension to generate income. This report studies the income generation process from the points of view of two types of consumers: Pensioners: i.e. individuals who are currently receiving income from a...

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